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AM 949 a-g 4to

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Saga Book; Copenhagen, Denmark, 1800-1849

Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Name
Hufnagel, Silvia Veronika 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar; student 
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Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
372. 220 mm x 180 mm.

History

Origin

Written in Copenhagen, Denmark in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Acquisition

The entire manuscript was acquired from Det kongelige nordiske Oldskriftselskab in 1883.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 1 October 2007 by EW-J.

Updated 23 January 2008 by Silvia Hufnagel.

Availability

Available for use.

Surrogates

microfilm (master) neg 793 1988 before restoration microfilm (archive) pos 782 s.d. microfilm (back-up) TS 1004 15 Feburary 2006 back-up of neg. 793

Contents

Part I ~ AM 949 a 4to
1(1-9)
Ásmundar saga kappabana
Rubric

“Hér hefr upp savgo Ásmundar er kalladr er kappabani”

Incipit

1. K. Buðli er konongr nefndr, hann réð firer Svíþjóðu, ríkr ok ágætr;

Explicit

“ok er sá eigi nefndr. | Siðan gőrðist Asmundr kappabana víðfrægr ok . . . 2/ 2/ máð út i | codex ok lýkr | þar þessari sőgu.”

Filiation

Copy of Stock. perg. 7 4to.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
6. Pp. 10-12 are blank.
Foliation
Paginated in the top outer corner, probably by the scribe himself.
Layout

Written in one column with 34 to 37 lines per page.

Additions

In the margin next to the rubric the scribe wrote: “ex codice membranae. No 7 | 4. p. 104”. Here and there he added some corrections.

History

No history available.

Part II ~ AM 949 b 4to
1(1-264)
Þiðreks saga af Bern
Language of Text

Icelandic

1.1(1-5)
Preface
Incipit

Ef menn vilja gijrnaz ath heyra þann | stórtiþindi, er verit hafa í fornum sid, verdur | hvortvegga ad gjora,

Explicit

“ath ei | mundi almáttigur Gud fá gefit þeim þetta allt | og annat hálfa meira ef hann vildi._”

1.2(6-264)
Þiðreks saga af Bern
Rubric

“Hier hefir upp soghu frá Þid-|reki konúngi”

Incipit

Hier hefir upp ok seigir frá einum riddara er fæddr | var i þeim stad er heitir i Salerni,

Explicit

“ok leiðu hann inn fyri konúng ok | svo gjora þær.”

Note

Ends with chapter 239

Physical Description

Support

Paper. Most of it with the ØRHOLM-watermark.

No. of leaves
132.
Foliation
Paginated in the top outer corner.
Additions

On p. 1 and the rubric on p. 6 corrections of spelling were made.

History

No history available.

Part III ~ AM 949 c 4to
1(1-78)
Hervarar saga ok Heiðrek konungs
Rubric

“Hér hefr upp Hervarar sögu ok | Heiðreks konungs”

Incipit

Svâ finnst ritað í fornum bókum | at Jötunheimar voru kallaðir | norðr um Gandvík, en Ýmisland | fyrir sunnan í millum Hálogalands

Explicit

“ok síðan setti hann | þar yfir Valðar konúng ok gipti | honum Alfhilði dóttr sína. Þeirra”

Filiation

Copy of AM 192 fol.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
38. The lower half of p. 55 and p. 56 are blank.
Foliation
Paginated in the upper outer corner.
Condition

A lacuna on one leaf following fol. 2; ends defective.

Layout

Written in one column with 22 to 24 lines per page.

Additions
Corrections and notes concerning spelling, word order and variant readings were made.

History

No history available.

Part IV ~ AM 949 d 4to
1(1-70)
Gautreks saga
Incipit

1. Þar hefjum vér eina frásőgu af einum konún-|gi þeim, er Gauti hét, hann var vitr maðr ok | vel stiltr, mildr ok máldiarfr.

Explicit

“en þó var hann vinsæll ok | stórgjöfull, ok inn hæverskligasti at | siá, ok lýkr hér Gjafa-Refs sögu.”

Filiation

Copy of AM 152 fol.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

2(75-284)
Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar
Incipit

Þar hefjum vér þessa sögu, er Gautrekr | hefir konúngr heitit son Gauta konúngs; hann | réð fyrir Gautlandi;

Explicit

“þá kémr þat framm, at þat þik-|ist annar heyra, er annar heyrir ekki | í frásögum; ok lýkr hér nú Hrólfs | sogu Gautreks sonar.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
141. Pp. 71 to 74 are blank.
Layout

Written in long lines with 19 to 22 lines per page.

Additions

Corrections and notes concerning spelling, word order and variant readings were made. At the bottom of the last page, a variant of the last chapter is noted. Fol. 20, containing verses missing in the text of the manuscript, was pasted in and bears the watermark of Ørholm.

History

No history available.

Part V ~ AM 949 e 4to
1(1-16)
Illuga saga Gríðarfóstra
Rubric

“Söguþáttr af Ílluga Gríðarfóstra.”

Incipit

1. Þat er upphaf þessarrar sögu at sá kon-|ungr réði fyrri Danmörk er Hríngr hét;

Explicit

“en eptir dauða hennar | varð Íllugi fóstbróðir Gnoðar-Asmundar | ok lýkr hér sögu Ílluga gríðarfóstra.”

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper with the ØRHOLM-watermark.

No. of leaves
8.
Foliation
Paginated in the upper outer corner.
Layout

Written in one column with 20 to 24 lines per page.

History

No history available.

Part VI ~ AM 949 f 4to
1(1r-23r)
Yngvars saga víðförla
Incipit

1. Eirekr hét konúngr er réði fyrir Svíþjóðu. Hann | var kallaðr Eirekr hinn sigrsæli.

Explicit

“en | Klakka hafði heyrt segja hina fyrri frændr | sina; ok þar lyktum vér þessa sögu.”

Filiation

Copy of AM 343 c 4to.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Papir.

No. of leaves
24. Fols 23v and 24 are blank and uncut at the top.
Collation

The beginnings of the gatherings are marked with arabic numbers.

Layout

Written in one column with 22 to 24 lines to the page.

Additions

The scribe noted where a lacuna of one leaf in the master copy occurred.

History

No history available.

Part VII ~ AM 949 g 4to
1(1r-26v)
Ólafs saga Tryggvasonar
Rubric

“fæddur Olafur Trÿggvason”

Incipit

Ástríður hét kona sú, er átt hafdi Trÿggvi | kongur sem fyrr segir,

Explicit

“þó at fyrir manndóms-sakir góðra höfdíng|ja væra ek vel halldinn._”

Filiation

Transcript of the Skálholt-edition of GKS 1005 fol. (Flateyarbók).

Language of Text

Icelandic

Keywords

Physical Description

Support

Paper.

No. of leaves
28. Fols 16, 25v and 27-28 are blank.
Foliation
Irregularly paginated with pencil in the top right corner.
Layout

Written in long lines with 19 to 25 lines per page.

Additions
Corrections and notes concerning spelling and variants were made.

History

No history available.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
1988
2006
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundII: p. 275-276
Yngvars saga víðförla: Jämte ett bihang om Ingvarsinskrifterna, STUAGNLed. Emil Olson1912; XXXIX
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